Please note that SIT will make every effort to maintain its programs as described. To respond to emergent situations, like COVID-19, however, SIT may have to change or cancel programs.
WHY A HYBRID MASTER'S IN INTERCULTURAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT?
Self-design your own experiential learning, earning your master’s degree online with a brief residency in Vermont and working closely with a faculty advisor to fit your career objectives. The Intercultural Service, Leadership and Management master’s degree from SIT allows you to hone your leadership skills across interpersonal, team, community, and global arenas.
Undertake 10 to 15 hours a week of SIT’s carefully curated, immersive online coursework, in collaboration with other students in your cohort. Your studies may include in-depth explorations of leadership and change; international education and training; sustainable development; conflict transformation across cultures; gender equity; language education; and policy advocacy.
During this two-year program you will determine a focus for your degree and your professional skills set. You will also have the option of taking courses in a variety of international locations with SIT professors around the world, attend experiential learning summer residencies on our Vermont campus, or pursue your own research and fieldwork.
Because of the interdisciplinary nature of this unique degree and your ability to make individual choices within it, the range of skills you will develop will be based entirely on your learning plan in tandem with your career goals.
As part of the program, you will complete a capstone paper and a practicum in a position and location of your choosing, providing you with on-the-job experience and the ability to expand your professional network.
Whether you are exploring, building on, or just starting a new profession, this one-of-a-kind master’s degree prepares you for a challenging and rewarding career in fields such as international education; peace and justice leadership; refugee resettlement; research and policymaking; or sustainable development.